Abacá ( ah-bə-KAH; Filipino: Abaka [ɐbɐˈka]), binomial name Musa textilis, is a species of banana native to the Philippines, grown as a commercial crop in the Philippines, Ecuador, and Costa Rica. The plant, also known as Manila hemp, has great economic importance, being harvested for its fiber, also called Manila hemp, extracted from the leaf-stems. Abacá is also the traditional source of lustrous fiber hand-loomed into various indigenous textiles in the Philippines like t'nalak, as well as colonial-era sheer luxury fabrics known as nipis. They are also the source of fibers for sinamay, a loosely woven stiff material used for …



CCSA: Canadian Centre on Substance Abuse · 24 February 2022 English

This study collected experiences with and perceptions of virtual services and supports from people using virtual care for substance use, substance use disorders and concurrent disorders, and people who had …

the general levels of satisfaction indicated by survey respondents is consistent with findings from other recent studies (Abacas virtual care modalities, virtual communication methods and styles, and best practices in the use and implementation of VSS (Abacas Page 23 Client and Practitioner Experiences and Perceptions of VSS for SU or CDs During the COVID-19 Pandemic References Abacas

CCSA: Canadian Centre on Substance Abuse · 24 February 2022 French

La présente étude a recueilli les expériences et les perceptions à l’égard des services et soutiens virtuels des personnes qui ont reçu des soins virtuels pour l’usage de substances, le …

accru aux SSV et la satisfaction générale des répondants au sondage concordent avec les constats d’autres études récentes (Abacas méthodes et des styles de communication virtuelle et des pratiques exemplaires pour la mise en œuvre et l’utilisation des SSV (Abacas soutiens virtuels en matière d’usage de substances ou de troubles concomitants pendant la pandémie de COVID-19 Bibliographie Abacas

CHA: Canadian Historical Association · 19 October 2021 English

Starting in the sixteenth century, Filipino men travelled to the Americas, first as seafarers in the Manila Galleon, a Spanish co- lonial link between its Philippine colony and Mexico, and …

for American industry, such as sug- ar, coconuts, abaca, timber, rubber, and pineapple. By encouraging a

OSM: On Spec · 1 February 2021 English

mother’s coarse hands guiding mine while weaving abaca. Ropes. I am balled up, swinging above your heads

District of Saanich, British Columbia · 9 December 2020 English

The use of PPE, in particular face masks, and to a lesser extent gloves and face shields, has become widespread and a common tool used in preventing the spread of …

the public, including masks made from hemp,264 abaca tree fibre (a tree related to the banana),265 wood https://www.weforum.org/agenda/2020/08/face- masks-abaca-tree-banana-fibres-covid-plastic-waste/ (retrieved

ECW Press · 11 April 2017 English

Four seismic shifts have rocked human communication: the invention of writing, the alphabet, mechanical type and the printing press, and digitization. Poised over this fourth transition, e-reader in one hand, …

then fills them with abacá fibre hydrated to a pale, glutinous liquid. Abacá is a kind of banana tree products such as diapers, coffee filters, and money. Abacá fibre is also a favourite of papermakers. Emily with the milky abacá. She works quickly now, drizzling the green lily- fibre into the abacá “stuff,” drawing drawing green swirls into the abacá with her fingers. “Now for the fun part,” she says. She grasps the

IRÉC: Institut de recherche en économie contemporaine · 11 April 2016 French

The activities that unfolded in the ensuing days, weeks, and months showed the intricate negotiation between the survivors of the disaster and the trustees who controlled the access to resources, …

term for a woman not too much older than oneself/ Abaca Type of banana tree (Musa textilis) endemic to the

TEEB: The Economics of Ecosystems and Biodiversity · 9 July 2015 English

The designations employed and the presentations of material in this report do not imply the expression of any opinion whatsoever on the part of UNEP or contributory organisations, editors or …

developing country markets in bamboo, sisal, jute, abaca and coir7. Agriculture is an integral part of our

desLibris · 2013 English

Since 1996, the guidelines have been generally consistent with those published by the International Antiviral Society–USA (formerly known as the International AIDS Society– USA) Panel.6 However, the reader should be …

Westfall AO, Drechsler H, Vidiella G, Tebas P. Abaca- vir use and risk of acute myocardial infarction

CUI: Canadian Urban Institute · 28 September 2010 English

In the State of the Nation address (SONA), the President said, "The basic task of the MTPDP for the period 2004-2010 is to fight poverty and build prosperity for the …

palm, and selected vegetables), industrial crops (abaca), and mariculture. Mariculture is also identified

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